Record nummer 1948805
Titel Report of nitrate monitoring results concerning Regulation EU 466/2001, The Netherlands 2004
Uitgever [S.l.] : [Voedsel en Waren Autoriteit]
Jaar van uitgave 2005
Pagina's 17 p
Online full text
Trefwoorden (cab) nitraat / spinazie / slasoorten / groenten / monitoring / voedselveiligheid / voedselanalyse / kwaliteitscontroles / eu regelingen / voedingsmiddelenwetgeving
Rubrieken Kwaliteit van levensmiddelen, voedselveiligheid
Publicatie type Boek
Taal Nederlands
Toelichting (Engels) In the year 2004 181 samples, 98 head lettuce, 42 iceberg lettuce and 41 spinach samples, all vegetables subjected to EU Regulation466/2001, were analysed for nitrate. The EU nitrate limits for lettuce are in force in the Netherlands. Generally, the nitrate levels of lettuce and spinach are in good compliance with the EU limits for lettuce and with the Dutch derogation limits for spinach, respectively. Iceberg lettuce appeared to contain remarkably less nitrate than the other varieties of lettuce. These conclusions are the same as in former years. The tendency of decreasing nitrate levels in spinach, observed since 2001, seems to be stopped.
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